Gatecreeper – An Unexpected Reality EP Review

In their latest release Gatecreeper proved for once and for all that quality does not in fact equal quantity. In just under 18 minutes the Arizona death metal outfit manages to unleash some of the best hardcore-tinged death metal around. Sporting a track lineup with only one song over 1:30, An Unexpected Reality scorches through … Continue reading Gatecreeper – An Unexpected Reality EP Review

Jason Bieler and the Baron von Bielski Orchestra – Songs For The Apocalypse Review

Normally I start these reviews off with some witty paragraph before introducing the album in question. However, when going through the promo materials for this one, I was struck by a quote from the artist himself that does this new album far more justice than I ever could. When asked about the new record Songs … Continue reading Jason Bieler and the Baron von Bielski Orchestra – Songs For The Apocalypse Review

Crazy Frog – Crazy Hits Review

Ah, 2005. The United States was knee-deep in its war crimes in Iraq and Afghanistan, Hurricane Katrina ravaged the Gulf Coast, Deuce Bigalow ravaged Europe, and I was unleashing unforetold damage to my mental-wellbeing by playing some fucked up game on AddictingGames in computer class. Serving as a backdrop to this wonderful era of history was the critically eye-rolled Crazy Hits by none other than ringtone sensation Crazy Frog himself.

Daufødt – 1000 Island Review

Too often in hardcore, a full length record is plagued by either a flatline of energy where each song sounds like the last, leaving little to be explored, or misguided attempts at something new, stripping the artist of their edge. Oslo hardcore outfit Daufødt manages so avoid both with their furious debut full length 1000 … Continue reading Daufødt – 1000 Island Review